News - April

Appeal after man dies in collision

Appeal after man dies in collision

April 02, 2021

His next of kin have been identified and spoken to.

Can you help find missing Sophie?

Can you help find missing Sophie?

April 03, 2021

If you have seen Sophie or Steven or have any information about their whereabouts please contact us

Firearms discharge in Preston

Firearms discharge in Preston

April 04, 2021

Fortunately noone was injured

UPDATE Preston firearms discharge - two arrested

UPDATE Preston firearms discharge - two arrested

April 05, 2021

We are continuing to appeal for information following a firearms discharge in Preston at the weekend.

Two men - aged 28 and 22 and from Preston – have since been arrested and both have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Men charged after stabbing in Blackburn

Men charged after stabbing in Blackburn

April 07, 2021

Detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone with information

Man jailed for child sex offences

Man jailed for child sex offences

April 09, 2021

We will continue to target those who seek to abuse children and to put them before the courts.

Serious assault - two arrested

Serious assault - two arrested

April 12, 2021

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 0290 of April 4.

Child injured in collision - appeal

Child injured in collision - appeal

April 12, 2021

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0256 of April 12th.

Witness appeal after a van hit a pedestrian in Preston

Witness appeal after a van hit a pedestrian in Preston

April 21, 2021

We were called to Fishergate Hill, Preston, at 12.36pm yesterday (April 20) following reports a woman in her 50s had been struck by a reversing Renault Master high top van. Officers are now appealing for anyone with information, dashcam, CCTV or mobile phone footage to get in touch.

UPDATE: Three teenagers missing from  Withnell area of Chorley found safe

UPDATE: Three teenagers missing from Withnell area of Chorley found safe

April 21, 2021

Thank you to everybody who shared and supported our appeal.

Witness appeal after girl injured in Bacup collision

Witness appeal after girl injured in Bacup collision

April 21, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Bacup which left a girl with serious leg injuries.

Police were called around 8.50pm yesterday (Tuesday, April 20) to the junction of Blackthorn Lane and Gordon Street after a report a Ford Ranger truck had been involved in a collision with a girl riding a kart.

Tribute to Fleetwood man Danny

Tribute to Fleetwood man Danny

April 22, 2021

The family of a murdered Fleetwood man have today (Thursday, April 22) paid tribute to him.

Danny Wise (pictured), 32, sadly died after he was attacked by Rhys Austin, 23, in Fleetwood last year.

Blackburn drug dealer who assaulted police officer is jailed for 42 months

Blackburn drug dealer who assaulted police officer is jailed for 42 months

April 22, 2021

Jordan Gordon, from Blackburn, was convicted of two counts of possessing a Class A drug with intent to supply, two counts of possessing a Class B drug, assaulting an emergency worker and escaping from lawful custody.

Man given life sentence after admitting to Burnley stabbing

Man given life sentence after admitting to Burnley stabbing

April 23, 2021

Dale Fallows, from Burnley, was sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum term of eight years and 44 days.

Puppy taken durring  Accrington aggravated burglary found but police continue to appeal for witnesses

Puppy taken durring Accrington aggravated burglary found but police continue to appeal for witnesses

April 24, 2021

Three men have been arrested in connection with the aggravated burglary, while a further four people have been arrested in connection with a later assault. The incidents are being treated as linked.

Lancashire Police take part in national knife crime initiative

Lancashire Police take part in national knife crime initiative

April 26, 2021

Running from 26th April until 2nd May, Operation Sceptre takes place nationally twice a year and supports the work that Lancashire Police does to ensure people across the county feel safe from knife crime.

Man jailed after fatal Kirkham collision

Man jailed after fatal Kirkham collision

April 26, 2021

A motorist who killed a Wesham man in a fatal collision in Kirkham has been jailed.

Jorden Rowbottom, 20, of Manor Road, Denton, Manchester, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court on Friday (April 23).

Body found in search for missing Katie

Body found in search for missing Katie

April 27, 2021

A body found in Merseyside has been confirmed as missing woman Katie Foulds.

Our thoughts are with Katie's family at this sad and difficult time.

UPDATE: Can you help us find missing Matthew?

UPDATE: Can you help us find missing Matthew?

April 27, 2021

Matthew has now been located safe and well.

UPDATE: Man charged following serious assault in Blackburn

UPDATE: Man charged following serious assault in Blackburn

April 29, 2021

Brendan Duff, 30, of no fixed address was charged with Section 18 Assault with intent to commit GBH and is due to appear before Blackburn magistrates this morning (April 29).

Cyclist seriously ill after Fleetwood collision

Cyclist seriously ill after Fleetwood collision

April 29, 2021

It happened last Thursday (April 23rd) on the Eros Roundabout on Amounderness way / Fleetwood Road.

Appeal after body found at scene of fire

Appeal after body found at scene of fire

April 29, 2021

Enquiries are now underway to identify the deceased

Appeal for witnesses after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Blackpool

Appeal for witnesses after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Blackpool

April 29, 2021

We are appealing for witnesses or anybody with dashcam footage to get in touch following a fail-to-stop collision in Blackpool yesterday afternoon when a man was struck by a car as he crossed the road.

Appeal to find missing woman

Appeal to find missing woman

April 30, 2021

Anyone with information should call 999

Investigation underway after Fleetwood aggravated burglary

Investigation underway after Fleetwood aggravated burglary

April 30, 2021

Detectives are appealing for information, CCTV and dashcam footage following an aggravated burglary in Fleetwood last night (April 29).

We were called at 9.31pm to reports three masked men had let themselves into a flat in Larkholme Parade ten minutes earlier.

Appeal to trace witness in Preston investigation

Appeal to trace witness in Preston investigation

May 05, 2021

We are continuing to appeal for information to help identify this woman who we want to trace as witness in a rape investigation in Preston.

Police launched an investigation after a woman in her 20s reported she had been raped at an address in the city on April 20.

CCTV appeal in Skelmersdale assault investigation

CCTV appeal in Skelmersdale assault investigation

May 27, 2021

Detectives have released CCTV images as part of investigation into the assault of a man on his way into work on Easter Sunday (Sunday 4 April) in Skelmersdale.


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